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temper Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes about temper
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“I draw no distinction between young in years, and youthful in temper and disposition.”
Aristotle
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Nicomachean Ethics
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“You have caused me to lose my temper: a thing that has hardly ever happened to me before.”
Henry Higgins
Eliza Doolittle
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“That is just as well, Potter,” said Snape coldly, “because you are neither special nor important, and it is not up to you to find out what the Dark Lord is saying to his Death Eaters.” “No — that’s your job, isn’t it?” Harry shot at him. He had not meant to say it; it had burst out of him in temper. For a long moment they stared at each other, Harry convinced he had gone too far. But there was a curious, almost satisfied expression on Snape’s face when he answered. “Yes, Potter,” he said, his eyes glinting. “That is my job.”
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“Louis struggled with his temper and went silently back to the wagon. The keys were gone, but the first-aid kit was still in the glove compartment. He got it and came back. When Ellie saw it, she began to scream louder than ever.”
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“The management of the temper, the first, and most important branch of education, requires the sober steady eye of reason.”
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“Trying not to believe things when in your heart you are almost sure they are true, is as bad for the temper as anything I know.”
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“Poor Zooie got so awfully mad so mad he could have spit.”

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